Ya'at'eeh!

Welcome to the 23rd Navajo Nation Council. Thank you for visiting our website. As the Legislative Branch of the Navajo Nation, we want to give you the opportunity to stay in touch with your 24 Council Delegates.

6/27/16

Navajo Nation supports the proposed Native American Cultural Property Protection Act of 2016

6/24/16

Law and Order Committee continues to push for hiring of Police Chief

6/23/16

Resources and Development Committee considers amending Title 26

6/23/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/23/2016 at 10:00am

6/22/16

Navajo Nation Branch Chiefs present proposed FY2017 budget

6/22/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/23/2016 at 10:00am

6/21/16

Council commends actions of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to benefit federally recognized tribes

6/20/16

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/30/2016 at 10:00am

6/17/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Work Session on 6/21/2016 at 9:00am

6/16/16

Resources and Development Committee addresses land use rights with McCracken Mesa's residents

6/15/16

Law and Order Committee directs President Begaye to hire police chief and considers police sub-stations

6/14/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports the construction of a Navajo Code Talker national monument

6/13/16

Resources and Development Committee approves the Healthy Diné Community Wellness Development Project Distribution Policy

6/10/16

STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER LORENZO BATES REGARDING U.S. PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

6/10/16

Council supports the Navajo Nation Foster Grandparent Program

6/10/16

Law and Order Committee continues efforts to increase salary for Navajo Nation police officers

6/9/16

Budget and Finance Committee opposes Arizona bill regarding the sale of flexible credit loans

6/9/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/9/2016 at 10:00am

6/8/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/9/2016 at 10:00am

6/7/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding housing proposal for residents in Former Bennett Freeze Area

6/7/16

Council members applaud approval of $2 million for summer youth employment and enrichment programs

6/6/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee seeks graduate student representative for Commission on Navajo Government Development

6/3/16

Amendments to the Navajo Land Policy on Acquisition of Land and Trust Fund considered by the Resources and Development Committee

5/31/16

Navajo Nation Council applauds the successful delivery of pipe to repair breach at Navajo Agricultural Products Industry

5/27/16

Navajo Nation Council approves $2 million for summer youth employment and enrichment programs

5/27/16

Law and Order Committee advocates for additional funding for Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety

5/27/16

Budget and Finance Committee approves waste management agreement with San Juan County, New Mexico

5/27/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 05/27/2016 at 10:00am

5/26/16

Resources and Development Committee receives update on home site lease amendments

5/26/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/26/2016 at 10:00am

5/26/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee seeks to expedite the hiring process for Chief of Police position

5/26/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 5/27/2016 at 10:00am

05/25/15

Pinon Community School addresses gang violence to the Law and Order Committee

05/25/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/26/2016 at 10:00am

05/24/15

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 05/27/2016 at 10:00am

5/20/16

Council members applaud approval of American Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

5/19/16

Navajo Nation calls on President Obama to protect Bears Ears

5/19/16

Council supports the late officer Alex Yazzie's family at the 35th Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service

5/17/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Work Session on 5/19/2016 at 10:00am

5/17/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee opposes hydraulic fracturing within the Navajo Nation

5/12/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/12/2016 at 10:00am

5/11/16

State Task Force gains benefits for the Navajo Nation through stronger partnerships with Arizona state leadership

5/11/16

2016 Arizona State Legislative Session Summary

5/10/16

Law and Order Committee receives an update on the Navajo Nation Amber Alert initiative

5/10/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/12/2016 at 10:00am

5/10/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee discusses proposed subcommittee to tackle sexual assault issues on the Navajo Nation

5/10/16

Budget and Finance Committee addresses Navajo land acquisition policies

5/5/16

STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER LORENZO BATES REGARDING MEDIA COVERAGE OF ASHLYNNE MIKE

5/5/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee urges Navajo programs to close out and expend external funds

5/4/16

Navajo Nation Council grieves for the loss of 11 year-old Ashlynne Mike

5/2/16

Navajo Technical University and San Juan College graduates recognized by the Navajo Nation Council

5/2/16

Law and Order Committee receives a report from the Aneth Judicial District Court

4/28/16

Navajo veteran receives new home though Council action

4/27/16

Navajo Nation Council recognizes community members and health officials at grand opening of new Kayenta Health Center facility

4/27/16

Council celebrates passage of historic $150 million bill for water, economic, and agriculture projects

4/26/16

Delegate Shepherd and Ganado community show support for local athlete

4/26/16

Media Advisory: Navajo Nation Council signing ceremony for $150 million water, economic, agriculture projects expenditure plan

4/26/16

2016 Spring Council Session - Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News

4/26/16

Kayenta Solar Facility receives support from Navajo Nation Council

4/22/16

Council establishes Navajo Nation Naat’áanii Day

4/22/16

Council approves the Navajo Partitioned Lands range unit boundaries and grazing districts established by the Bureau of Indian Affairs

4/22/16

Testimony from Speaker Bates to the United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

4/22/16

Navajo Nation Council urges President Begaye to support grant for Navajo Nation Head Start

4/21/16

Council approves the Síhasin Fund Twin Arrows police and fire station sub-station expenditure plan

4/21/16

Council approves historic five-year expenditure plan for water, economic, and agricultural projects

4/21/16

Speaker Bates to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs during hearing on “Examining EPA’s Unacceptable Response to Indian Tribes”

4/21/16

Council invites Navajo Nation Youth Council to Spring Session

4/19/16

Navajo Nation Council recognizes the top five Navajo Nation Spelling Bee winners

4/19/16

Eastern Navajo Land Commission seeks to amend land acquisition policy

4/18/16

Speaker Bates highlights water and sanitation projects, water rights, and state issues on opening day of Spring Council Session

4/18/16

Legislative Branch Second Quarterly Report - 2016 Spring Council Session

4/18/16

Speaker Bates' report to 23rd Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 4/18/2016

4/18/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 4/18/2016 - 4/22/2016 at 10:00am

4/18/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee seeks meeting with President Russell Begaye regarding Gallup Detox Center

4/15/16

Schedule for Spring Council Session

4/15/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 4/18/2016 - 4/22/2016 at 10:00am

4/14/16

Resources and Development Committee supports supplemental funding to complete Shonto convenience store

4/12/16

Tuba City Judicial District provides update report to the Law and Order Committee

4/12/16

Delegate Crotty participates in Youth Leadership Retreat

4/12/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/13/2016 at 4:00pm and 04/14/2016 at 9:00am

4/11/16

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/13/2016 at 4:00pm and 04/14/2016 at 9:00am

4/11/16

Navajo Nation looks to implement FirstNet network to help first responders and Navajo communities

4/08/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee raises concerns over proposed “Navajo Nation Presidents Day”

4/07/16

Delegate Crotty promotes the Food Sovereignty Initiative at the “2016 Just Food? Forum on Land Use, Rights, and Ecology” at Harvard University

4/07/16

Budget and Finance Committee applauds chapters for meeting Corrective Action Plan requirements

4/07/16

State Task Force to move forward on addressing Utah education concerns

4/07/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/07/2016 at 10:00am

4/06/16

Resources and Development Committee approves $2.1 million Navajo Nation Road Funding Plan

4/6/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/07/2016 at 10:00am

4/01/16

Law and Order Committee and Health, Education, and Human Services Committee discuss the vacancy of a Chief of Police

3/31/16

Council awaiting investigation of Navajo woman killed by Winslow police

3/29/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee discuss funding and future of Na’nizhoozhi Center, Inc.

3/29/16

Resources and Development Committee approves the Sacred East Bottled Water Company’s economic development plan

3/24/16

Legislative Branch clarifies Navajo Election Code provisions

3/24/16

Resources and Development Committee receives report regarding Intergovernmental Compact between the Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe

3/24/16

Council approves $1.7 million for the Tsidi To ii Chapter powerline extension project

3/23/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report regarding tribal correctional health care

3/23/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/23/2016 at 10:00am

3/22/16

Law and Order Committee approves Intergovernmental Agreement between the Navajo Nation and city of Page

3/18/16

Special Session to be held to address several legislation

3/18/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 3/23/2016 at 10:00am

3/17/16

Budget and Finance Committee receives recommendations from the Auditor General to sanction Bahastl'a'a' Chapter and Naa'tsis'Aa'n Chapter

3/15/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council - Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 3/17/2016 at 10:00am

3/15/16

Law and Order Committee receives report from Navajo Division of Public Safety regarding initiatives of public safety

3/15/16

Iyanbito community receives equipment to improve and maintain roads

3/11/16

Council members tour Many Farms irrigation systems and farm areas

3/11/16

Delegate Begay urges BIE to aid the Navajo Nation to renovate and construct teacher and staff housing

3/10/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/10/2016 at 10:00am

03/09/15

Navajo Nation concerned over Hopi settlement agreement with the City of Flagstaff

03/08/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 03/10/2016 at 10:00am

03/07/15

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/23/2016 at 10:00am

3/2/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/2/2016 at 10:00am (REVISED 3/2/2016)

3/1/16

Council members meet with key officials on education, repatriation of sacred items, and amending the Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act

2/29/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/02/2016 at 10:00am

2/29/16

Council moves forward with efforts to complete the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project

2/29/16

State Task Force applauds approval of $1.1 million for new Department of Economic Security facility in Chinle

2/26/16

Navajo Nation Council moves to aquire additional funds to supplement $180 million water and sanitation system projects

2/24/16

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/2/2016 at 10:00am

2/22/16

Law and Order Committee seeks applicants for the Judicial Conduct Commission

2/22/16

Budget and Finance Committee addresses chapter audit issues

2/19/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/19/2016 at 1:00pm

2/18/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/19/2016 at 1:00pm

2/17/16

Navajo Nation successfully advocates for the use of a "Certificate of Indian Blood" to establish identification at state level

2/16/16

Navajo Nation Council continues to advocate for funding through New Mexico legislative bills

2/16/16

Council members commend approval of Navajo Nation Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act amendments and Supreme Court funding

2/13/16

Announcement of Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/19/2016 at 1:00pm

2/12/16

Council commends fallen Navajo Firefighter, Ramsey James

2/12/16

Naabik'iyati' Committee recommends approval of $1.6 million for renovation of homes in the Former Bennett Freeze Area

2/12/16

Navajo Nation issues support for Arizona Proposition 123 to provide funds for Navajo schools

2/12/16

Council leadership garners support for Utah Navajo initiatives

2/11/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/11/2016 at 10:00am (REVISED 2/11/2016)

2/9/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/11/2016 at 10:00am

2/9/16

Meeting with Governor Martinez focuses on Capital Outlay funding for Navajo communities

2/8/16

Council mourns the loss of former delegate Harry D. Brown, Sr.

2/2/16

Speaker Bates appoints Pete Ken Atcitty as Acting Chief of Staff

2/1/16

Naat'aji' Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News - 2016 Winter Council Session

1/29/16

Navajo Nation Council unanimously approves Nation's largest spending package for water and sanitation projects

1/27/16

Navajo Nation Council approves use of funds for chapters, water line projects, and economic development projects

1/27/16

Navajo Nation Council approves the Utah Navajo Water Rights Agreement

1/27/16

Navajo Nation Council approves funds to address dilapidated Judicial facilities

1/27/16

Council unanimously approves Navajo Veterans Act

1/26/16

Speaker Bates calls for increased communication between the Nation's three branches of government to move Nation forward

1/25/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/25/2016 - 1/29/2016 at 10:00am

1/25/16

Speaker Bates' report to 23rd Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/25/2016

1/25/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 1/25/2016 at 7:00am

1/24/2016

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee EXECUTIVE SESSION on 1/25/2016

1/22/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 1/25/2016 at 7:00am

1/22/16

Navajo Nation Council to convene for the Winter Council Session

1/22/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/25/2016 - 1/29/2016 at 10:00am

1/22/16

Announcement of Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 1/25/2016 at 7:00am

1/21/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 1/21/2016 at 10:00am

1/21/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 1/22/2016 at 10:00am

1/21/16

Full version of Proposed Utah Navajo Water Rights Settlement Agreement

1/20/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 1/21/2016 at 10:00am

1/19/16

Budget and Finance Committee begin addressing potential budget shortfalls based on revenue projections report

1/14/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 1/14/2016 at 10:00am

1/14/16

Initial expenditure plan for settlement funds focuses on water projects for Navajo communities

1/13/16

Council members express support for initiative to help homeless Navajo people

1/13/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 1/14/2016 at 10:00am

1/12/16

Resources and Development Committee approves Navajo Nation business license regulations

1/05/16

Council confirms directors of Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency and Division of Transportation

1/04/16

Budget and Finance Committee receives report regarding the Gaming Net Revenues Distribution Fund

12/30/15

Presidential override fails to garner enough support from Council

12/29/15

Special session called to consider override of presidential veto

12/29/15

Thoreau Chapter distributes toys to local youth

12/28/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 12/30/2015 at 10:00am

12/23/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee approves FY2016 tribal consultation issue papers

12/23/15

Navajo Nation's 110 Chapters encouraged to utilize funds in preparation for possible emergencies

12/22/15

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 12/30/2015 at 10:00am

12/22/15

Law and Order Committee recommends approval of funds to assist in completion of facilities for the Judicial Branch

12/21/15

Holiday treats delivered to Navajo senior centers

12/21/15

Delegate Brown continues to advocate for suicide awareness through the Building Communities of Hope tour

12/18/15

Delegates remain open to compromise over line-item veto authority despite President Begaye's failure to meet with Naa'bik'iyati' Committee

12/17/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 12/17/2015 at 10:00am

12/17/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding medical transport companies on the Navajo Nation

12/17/15

President Begaye attempts to redefine the voice of the people through the line-item veto authority

12/15/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 12/17/2015 at 10:00am

12/14/15

Law and Order Committee recommends permanent appointment of Leonard R. Livingston as District Court judge

12/10/15

Council members address the impacts of the Indian Child Welfare Act on the Navajo Nation

12/10/15

Council identifies action plan to address Former Bennett Freeze Area, budget formulations and other issues

12/10/15

Speaker Bates and Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission issue statement regarding guilty verdict in the killing of Navajo homeless men

12/08/15

Navajo Nation supports Congressional bills reaffirming the authority of the secretary of the Interior to place lands into trust

12/07/15

Council members offer condolences to the family of former Delegate Leonard Haskie

12/07/15

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee unanimously supports the completion of Navajo Indian Irrigation Project for Navajo Agricultural Products Industry

12/02/15

Speaker Bates meets with Governor Ducey and Arizona tribal leaders at Tribal Summit

12/01/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 12/03/2015 at 2:00pm Meeting location is at Twin Arrows Resort and Casino, Twin Arrows, AZ

12/01/15

Navajo Nation’s Three Branches move forward with BIA and IHS budgets

11/30/15

Council donates turkeys to senior centers across the Navajo Nation

11/25/15

Naatsis’áán community celebrates Navajo Route 16 opening

11/25/15

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Gold King Mine Work Session on 12/07/2015

11/24/15

Delegates urge federal officials to fund the completion of Navajo Indian Irrigation Project for Navajo Agricultural Products Industry

11/24/15

Speaker Bates advocates for Navajo issues at Congressional level

11/19/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 11/25/2015 at 10:00am

11/18/15

Delegates discuss federal Indian policy!with Columbia University law students

11/17/15

Navajo Nation officials applaud finalization of historic bond financing deal

11/12/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 11/12/2015 at 10:00am

11/11/15

Speaker Bates issues Veterans Day message on behalf of the Navajo Nation Council

11/10/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives update report regarding Navajo Veterans housing

11/09/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 11/12/2015 at 10:00am (REVISED 11/12/2015)

11/09/15

Teesto community celebrates approval of funding for new chapter facility

11/05/15

Budget and Finance Committee begins addressing Council’s directive regarding insurance coverage of Navajo Nation chapter facilities

11/05/15

Care packages to be sent to deployed Navajo men and women serving in the Armed Forces

11/04/15

Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News - 2015 Fall Council Session

11/04/15

Council members attend signing ceremony for educational funding bills that may benefit Navajo students

11/03/15

Delegates applaud the signing of three Council resolutions passed during Fall Session

10/28/15

Council members address misinformation regarding Bears Ears initiative

10/23/15

Council approves supplemental funding for special education program

10/19/15

Navajo Nation Legislative Branch Fiscal Year 2015 4th Quarter Report

10/19/15

Speaker Bates' report to the 2015 Navajo Nation Council Fall Session

10/19/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/19/2015 - 10/23/2015 at 10:00am

10/15/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/19/2015 - 10/23/2015 at 10:00am

10/14/2015

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/14/2015 at 10:00am

10/13/2015

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report from Western New Mexico University

10/13/2015

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/14/2015 at 10:00am

10/12/2015

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee unanimously approves legislation to support methamphetamine, suicide and domestic violence prevention initiatives

10/09/2015

Budget and Finance Committee receives report from Eastern Navajo Land Board regarding FY2016 budget

10/06/15

10/08/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/08/2015 at 10:00am

10/08/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 10/09/2015 at 10:00am

10/07/15

Navajo Nation Council ratifies restated federal charter of incorporation for Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company

10/06/15

Council members meet with U.S. Senators regarding agricultural and environmental concerns

10/06/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/08/2015 at 10:00am

10/05/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/05/2015 at 10:00am

09/30/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/05/2015 at 10:00am

09/30/15

Navajo Nation Council members participate in U.S. Marine Corps event to honor Navajo Code Talkers

09/25/15

Council members emphasize the need to take action to develop the Former Bennett Freeze Area

09/23/15

Navajo Nation Council seeks to help youth and veterans with the approval of the Fiscal Year 2016 Comprehensive Budget

09/22/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/22/2015 at 1:00pm

09/22/15

Navajo leadership to meet with Former Bennett Freeze Area residents

09/21/15

Morning Star Leadership Youth Council receives visit from Speaker Bates

09/17/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receivess report regarding suicide prevention efforts from Utah Navajo Health System

09/17/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/22/2015 at 1:00pm

09/16/15

Special Session to be held to consider the Navajo Nation's Fiscal Year 2016 Comprehensive Budget

09/14/15

Navajo-Hopi Land Commission members emphasize Former Bennett Freeze Area housing needs in meeting with federal officials

09/14/15

Council members promote youth and veterans with federal housing officials

09/09/15

Navajo Nation Council proudly sponsors Senior Appreciation Day at the 69th Annual Navajo Nation Fair

09/09/15

Navajo-Hopi Land Commission announces next steps for Paragon-Bisti Solar Ranch

09/08/15

Resources and Development Committee directs Navajo Nation officials to reopen irrigation systems

09/08/15

Council members receive report regarding suicides among Navajo youth

09/08/15

Feasibility Study for Paragon-Bisti Solar Ranch

09/04/15

Navajo Nation Council members celebrate closure of local liquor businesses with Nahata Dziil community

09/02/15

Navajo Nation leaders discuss water contamination issues with U.S. Senator Tom Udall

09/02/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Budget Session on 9/8/2015 - 9/10/2015 at 10:00am

09/02/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/2/2015 at 10:00am

09/01/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 9/3/2015 at 10:00am

09/01/15

Special Session to be held to address pending legislations

08/31/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/2/2015 at 10:00am

08/28/15

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee adopts plan of operation for the Dine' Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

08/26/15

District 13 communities anticipate the release of irrigation water

08/26/15

District 13 Council resolution

08/26/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/27/2015 at 10:00am

08/24/15

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 8/27/2015 and special meeting on 9/1/2015

08/21/15

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee urges Congress to reopen and maintain all services at Crownpoint Medical Center

08/20/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves supplemental funding for renovation of Teec Nos Pos Chapter

08/17/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/17/2015 at 1:00pm

08/17/15

Officials identify water resource locations for Navajo communities impacted by water contamination

08/17/15

Navajo Nation Council meets with Arizona’s top leadership

08/17/15

Navajo Nation Council honors Navajo Code Talkers

08/13/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/17/2015 at 1:00pm

08/13/15

St. Mary's Food Bank to donate water to affected contaminated areas

08/13/15

Speaker Bates meets with top federal EPA official to discuss water contamination

08/13/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding EPA claim form

08/13/15

Summary of U.S. EPA Surface Water Sampling of Select Metals

08/12/15

NTUA Public Service Announcement - Audio Version

08/11/15

Council calls for accountability at federal level for water contamination

08/10/15

NTUA hauling water to impacted area

08/10/15

Officials provide update on water contamination in San Juan County

08/10/15

Delegates Yazzie applauds approval of Navajo Nation Alcohol Tax

08/7/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding water contamination

08/6/15

Delegates Shepherd and Brown present funding to Kayenta community

07/31/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee urges congressional leaders to reopen all services at Crownpoint Health Care Facility

07/31/15

Joint letter signed by Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Speaker LoRenzo Bates delivered to Utah Governor Herbert on 7/30/2015

07/31/15

Navajo Nation presents united voice at Utah Native American Summit

07/28/15

Budget and Finance Committee receives report regarding the financial status of the Navajo Nation Hospitality Enterprise

07/27/15

Delegates urge President Begaye to approve $3 million for Navajo youth

07/27/15

Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News Summer 2015

07/24/15

Vote tallies for 2015 Navajo Nation Council Summer Session

07/24/15

Navajo Nation Council confirms appointments for key positions

07/23/15

Navajo Nation Council approves Alcohol Tax

07/22/15

Unofficial referendum election results for 7/21/2015

07/22/15

Navajo youth participate in bike ride to promote drug and suicide prevention

07/22/15

Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to late Navajo Code Talker Kee Etsicitty

07/20/15

One Nation, One Voice signed agreement

07/20/15

Speaker Bates' report to the Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/20/2015

07/20/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/20/2015 - 7/24/2015 at 10:00am

07/20/15

Navajo Nation leaders sign historic "One Nation, One Voice" agreement

07/20/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/20/2015 at 7:00am

07/20/15

Speaker Bates urges Obama Administration to support the Bears Ears National Conservation Area/National Monument proposal

07/17/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/20/2015 at 7:00am

07/17/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/20/2015 - 7/24/2015 at 10:00am

07/16/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/16/2015 at 10:00am

07/16/15

Herman Daniels, Jr. becomes member of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council

07/16/15

State Task Force members meet with Arizona Governor in first ever Tribal Leadership Roundtable

07/15/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/16/2015 at 10:00am (REVISED 7/15/2015)

07/14/15

Delegate Crotty helps Navajo students attend the 2015 White House Tribal Youth Gathering

07/14/15

Council members discuss economic development with federal officials

07/10/15

Council Delegates advocate for federal funding for the completion of Navajo Indian Irrigation Project

07/7/15

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports U.S. Senate bill “The Every Child Achieves Act of 2015”

07/7/15

Law and Order Committee receives report from the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety

07/6/15

Speaker Bates honors Navajo Code Talkers at 4th of July Celebration

07/2/15

Herman Daniels, Jr. elected to fill vacant seat on Council

07/1/15

Announcement of Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meetings on 7/16/2015 at 10:00am

07/01/15

Navajo Nation leaders reach unprecedented agreement on priorities

07/01/15

Navajo Nation Council approves refinancing of Nation's loan

06/29/15

Navajo Nation Council special session on 6/30/2015 to be live-streamed

06/26/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee approves funding for the St. Michaels Association for Special Education, Inc.

06/26/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/30/2015 at 10:00am

06/26/15

Budget and Finance Committee supports changes to the Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax law

06/25/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/25/2015 at 10:00am

06/25/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/25/2015 at 10:00am (REVISED 6/25/2015)

06/22/15

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/30/2015 at 10:00am

06/22/15

Gaming Compact with New Mexico set to take effect on Monday, 6/22/2015

06/22/15

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights visits the Navajo Nation

06/19/15

Eastern Navajo Land Commission discusses Land Buy-Back Program

06/17/15

Navajo Land Department delegated to approve land withdrawal designations

06/17/15

Navajo Nation Land Withdrawal Regulations (Approved by Resources and Development Committee on 6/16/2015)

06/16/15

Officials meet to discuss closure of Crownpoint Medical Center

06/12/15

Navajo Nation leaders meet to address top priorities

06/12/15

Navajo Nation supports Congressional bill to prohibit Tohono O'odham Nation casino development in the City of Glendale

06/11/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/11/2015 at 1:00pm at Twin Arrows Casino and Resort

06/08/15

Budget and Finance Committee receives report on feral horse roundup

06/08/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/11/2015 at 1:00pm at Twin Arrows Casino and Resort

06/08/15

Navajo Nation Council applauds final approval of New Mexico Gaming Compact

06/08/15

Resolution requiring candidates to satisfy ethics violations prior to running for office becomes law

06/04/15

Grand opening of Kayenta public safety facility

06/03/15

Delegate Phelps collaborates with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to initiate flood plain management services

06/03/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding Project K'e'

05/29/15

Navajo Board of Election Supervisors approves fluency referendum ballot language

05/29/15

Budget and Finance Committee selects new chair; Alcohol tax voted down

05/28/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/28/2015 at 10:00am

05/27/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/28/2015 at 10:00am

05/21/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding misleading Gallup Independent headline

05/20/15

Council tables referendum measures citing the need for additional input and comprehensive planning

05/20/15

Navajo Nation Council approves bill requiring candidates to satisfy ethics violations before running for office

05/19/15

Delegate Damon presents infrastructure funds to chapters

05/18/15

Navajo Nation Council to consider referendum measures in Special Session on 5/19/2015

05/15/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 5/19/2015 at 10:00am

05/14/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves Gaming Net Revenue Distribution Policy for 110 Navajo Chapters

05/14/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/14/2015 at 10:00am

05/13/15

Speaker LoRenzo Bates welcomes President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez

05/12/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/14/2015 at 10:00am

05/06/15

Announcement memo and petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 5/19/2015 at 10:00am

05/05/15

Law and Order Committee recommends removal of Chief Justice Herb Yazzie

05/05/15

Russell Begaye and Jonathan Nez to take oath of office on 5/12/2015

05/04/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee approves corrective action plan for Department of Veterans Affairs - Ft. Defiance Agency

05/01/15

Resources and Development Committee receives reports regarding Antelope Point operations

04/30/15

Announcement of Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meetings on 5/14/2015 and 5/28/2015 at 10:00am

04/24/15

Naat'aji' Nahat'a' Hane' Legislative Branch News 2015 Spring Session

04/24/15

Official Legislation Voting Results for Navajo Nation Council 2015 Spring Session, April 20-22, 2015

04/23/15

Council approves funding for projects and establishes uranium remediation commission on the final day of the Spring Council Session

04/22/15

Unofficial results for 2015 Navajo Nation Presidential Election

04/20/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 04/20/2015 through 04/24/2015 at 10:00am

04/20/15

Legislative Branch Second Quater Report - FY2015

04/20/15

Speaker's Report - 2015 Spring Council Session

04/16/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 04/20 - 24/2015 at 10:00am

04/16/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 04/16/2015 at 1:00pm

04/15/15

Resources and Development Committee certifies the Casamero Lake Chapter's Five Management System

04/15/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/16/2015 at 1:00pm

04/15/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves the Healthy Dine' Nation Community Wellness Development Projects Fund

04/15/15

Law and Order Committee approves Navajo Nation owned businesses and corporations to be reclassified as Priority One businesses

04/14/15

Navajo Nation finalizes Cooperative Agreement for federal Land Buy Back Program

04/13/15

Governor Martinez signs off on New Mexico Gaming Compact

04/13/15

Navajo leaders testify at Senate Field Hearing at Crow Agency

04/10/15

Joint statement regarding court ruling concerning the Office of Surface Mining's Environmental Assessment

04/08/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves Cooperative Agreement for Federal Land Buy Back Program

04/08/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/9/2015 at 10:00am

04/06/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report from Chinle Nursing Home

04/03/15

Navajo Nation Council urges President Obama to support the Bear's Ears National Conservation Area/National Monument proposal

04/03/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee reaffirms position against the legalization of marijuana

04/02/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding coal supply news article

04/01/15

Joint statement regarding Supreme Court ruling

03/31/15

Navajo Trust Fund signed into law by Utah Gov. Herbert

03/27/15

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee receives report regarding Land Buy-Back Program

03/27/15

Report by the Department of Interior to Naa'bik'iyati' Committee on the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations

03/26/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 03/26/2015 at 10:00am

03/25/15

Public Hearings Summary - $554 Million Settlement

03/25/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/26/2015 at 10:00am

03/24/15

Navajo Nation signs off on New Mexico Gaming Compact

03/24/15

Memo announcing Resources And Development Committee special meeting on 3/26/2015 at 1:00pm

03/20/15

Statement from Speaker Lorenzo Bates

03/20/15

Navajo Nation Council extends condolences to the family of fallen Navajo Nation Police Officer Alex Yazzie

03/20/15

Gaming Compact approved by New Mexico House of Representatives

03/19/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding the Tohajiilee Healing to Wellness Court

03/18/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates: Let The People Decide

03/18/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives update report from Dine' College

03/18/15

Budget and Finance Committee receives update on Administrative Service Centers

03/16/15

Law and Order Committee supports amending standing committee membership terms

03/16/15

Navajo Nation Council approves referendum to allow Navajo people to determine fluency issue

03/13/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/13/2015 at 10:00am

03/12/15

Navajo Nation Council to hold special session

03/12/15

Resources and Development Committee approves land withdrawal for Newcomb community cemetary

03/12/15

Gaming Compact passes New Mexico State Senate

03/10/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/13/2015 at 10:00am

03/10/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 03/12/2015 at 10:00am

03/1015

Law and Order Committee Approves legislation to require cadidates to satisfy ethics requirements before running for office

03/0915

Delegate Edmund Yazzie commends newly sworn in Ramah Navajo public safety officers

03/0915

Legislative Branch assists families impacted by severe weather conditions

03/0915

Council members testify in support of federal funding before the Tribal Interior Budget Council

03/06/15

Navajo Nation Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Justification Presentation to the Tribal Interior Budget Council on 3/6/2015

03/06/15

Communities begin to heal after the closure of Ole Red Barn liquor store

03/02/15

New Mexico Committee on Compacts approves Gaming Compact

02/27/15

Health Education, And Human Services Committee members testify in support of federal funding

02/25/15

Resources & Development Committee supports the creation of a Dine' Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

02/24/15

Council Delegate Amber Crotty advocates for youth empowerment

02/23/15

Presidential election set for 04/21/2015

02/23/15

Announcement of Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/13/2015 at 10:00am

02/23/15

Speaker Bates appoints Arbin Mitchell as Chief of Staff

02/21/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding Supreme Court decision

02/20/15

Navajo Nation supports reinstatement of Utah Navajo Trust Fund

02/20/15

Navajo Nation recommends approval of New Mexico House and Senate bills

02/19/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/19/2015 at 10:00am

02/19/15

Health, Education & Human Services Committee receives report regarding Navajo Technical University

02/19/15

Law & Order Committee approves legislations concerning uranium and transportation needs

02/18/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/19/2015 at 10:00am

02/18/15

Resources & Development Committee certifies the Nazlini Chapter's Five Management System and confirms Resources & Development Committee shareholder representative

02/18/15

Budget & Finance Committee takes action on important items at its first meeting of 2015

02/13/15

Council Delegates advocate for the Utah Navajo Trust Fund during the Utah American Indian Caucus Day

02/13/15

Delegate Shepherd seeks establishment of Title II Reform Sub-Committee

02/11/15

Council unanimously opposes language within NAHASDA bill that would withhold over $81 million in housing funds from Navajo people

02/10/15

Navajo Nation Council confirms standing committees

02/10/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 02/10/2015 at 10:00am

02/10/15

Memo announcing Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/19/2015 at 10:00am

02/10/15

Standing Committee assignments to be considered during special session

02/09/15

Council members meet with New Mexico State leaders

02/05/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 02/10/2015 at 10:00am

02/04/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/04/2015 at 10:00am

02/04/15

Ole Red Barn owner receives “slap on the hand” at sentencing hearing for felony drug charges

02/03/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/04/2015 at 10:00am

02/02/15

Announcement for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/04/2015 at 10:00am

01/30/15

Council members meet with New Mexico legislators to move forward Gaming Compact

01/27/15

Council Delegate take members of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee on tour of areas affected by relocation

01/27/15

Council will remain in recess until Thursday

01/26/15

LoRenzo Bates named Speaker of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council as Delegate Alton Joe Shepherd gracefully concedes

01/26/15

Winter Council Session Monday, January 26, 2015 Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker

01/26/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/26/2015 through 1/30/2015

01/26/15

Agreement reached to provide stability within the Office of the President

01/26/15

Naabík’iyáti’ Committee unanimously recommends changes to Arizona Liquor Law Statutes

01/23/15

Council to convene for Winter Session

01/22/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/26/2015 through 1/30/2015 at 10:00am

01/22/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 01/22/2015 at 10:00am

01/22/15

Delegates advocate for issues and funding at Arizona State Capitol

01/21/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 01/22/2015 at 10:00am

01/16/15

Naabik’iyati’ Committee Work Session Agenda for January 21, 2015

01/14/15

Kee Allen Begay, Jr. to serve as Speaker Pro Tem

01/12/15

Proposed agenda for 23rd Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 01/13/2015 at 3:00pm

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